Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies

Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. The Following Curriculum:

A. 36 credit hours in the Major

Of these, the following courses are required:

Required Courses:
IS 121Introduction to American Indian Studies3
IS 410Indigenous Identities3
Plains History (Select two of the following):6
IS 201History of the Lakota
IS 203History of the Ojibwe
IS 207History of the Three Affiliated Tribes
IS 342Native Environmental History
Indigenous Worlds (Select four of the following):12
IS 151Popular Culture and American Indians
IS 262Indigenous Art
IS 325Federal Policy and Native Nations
IS 333Indigenous Peoples of the World
IS 365Public and Environmental Health
IS 368Issues in Native Health
Native Lives (Select four of the following):12
IS 225Gender and Sexuality
IS 344Boarding Schools and Their Legacies
IS 370Native Civil Rights
IS 373Native Health Workers
IS 375Health and Food Sovereignty
ENGL 367Indigenous Literatures
Total Credits36

B. In addition to the above curriculum, a concentration in an area or field other than American Indian Studies is also required of all majors.

This concentration may be met in the following ways:

  1. Proficiency in a language (equivalent to Level IV in a Native American or other language).
  2. A minor in another subject matter field.